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Leadership Mentoring in Education: The Singapore Practice Lee Hean Lim

Leadership Mentoring in Education: The Singapore Practice

Lee Hean Lim

Published June 1st 2005
ISBN : 9789812104014
Paperback
112 pages
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 About the Book 

The author explores learning through formal mentoring that could be of significance in the professional development of aspiring school leaders, and highlights a known practice of leading, learned through leadership mentoring, for an unknown future.MoreThe author explores learning through formal mentoring that could be of significance in the professional development of aspiring school leaders, and highlights a known practice of leading, learned through leadership mentoring, for an unknown future. Leadership Mentoring in Education presents the practice of management learned, as perceived by school leaders who had the opportunity to learn through mentoring. Sustained over a period of more than 15 years, the Singapore mentoring model for aspiring school leaders surfaced as one of the longest established formal mentoring schemes in the world. As such, it offers a rich setting and background for research on mentoring. In exploring aspects of learning through mentoring that are of significance in the professional development of these leaders, this book offers insight into the Singapore contribution in the fields of mentoring, school leadership and headship development.